Posts Tagged ‘Prairies’

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Ride ‘em cowboy! Check out 5 films about the Wild West

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Bust out into the open prairies with some of the world’s best—and funniest—cowboys in this selection of films about life as a ridin’ cowboy.

Rae Spoon

Sneak a Peek at Rae Spoon’s My Prairie Home

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We’re releasing a documentary-musical about transgender musician and author Rae Spoon this fall and we have a wee excerpt to share with you. The film, titled My Prairie Home, is a portrait of Rae Spoon’s queer and musical coming of age, set under the Canadian Prairie’s famously big sky. The clip (below) is both an actual more »

Stampede Fever

Stampede Fever Forever: Watch 3 Films About Cowboys and Rodeos

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Despite the fact its grounds and racetrack were recently under water, the 101st edition of the Calgary Stampede opened today as planned. Even as floodwaters from the nearby Elbow River submerged large swaths of Southern Alberta, Stampede chairman Bob Thompson said last week the Stampede would proceed no matter what. “Throughout our entire history, we more »

A House on the Prairie

The Unfortunate Legacy of the Little House on the Prairie

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How about some crushing news to start the day? Remember the Little House on the Prairie? That humble yet darling home sitting proud and welcoming like a beacon of warmth, safety and hope on the wide open prairie? Well, it appears that was a really bad house. Like seriously, the worst idea for a house more »

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NFB Tour – Winnipeg

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To prevent us from having to change the name of this blog to “Carolyne’s Films and Foods”, I’m going to go ahead and not tell you about what I had for lunch in Winnipeg. Ha! I will say it involved minestrone, but that’s about it. (OK it was delicious and had chunks of squash and more »

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NFB Tour: Little Tour on the Prairies

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Last month the head of the NFB, Tom Perlmutter, travelled to Ontario to meet with Ontarians and talk about film, stories, Canadian identities and the role of the National Film Board in the digital age. The initiative was part of the NFB Tour, a global conversation the Film Board will be leading in towns and more »

From documentary to fiction: The story behind the NFB’s first feature film

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The genesis and production of the NFB’s first feature film.

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